Episode 279

Unlocking the Future of Remote Cardiac Care with Chris Darland

Published on: 17th June, 2024

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Episode Overview: 

Transforming remote healthcare with an advanced AI-powered platform that leverages ECG data to predict and diagnose chronic illnesses- that's the mission driving our next guest, Chris Darland, CEO of Peerbridge Health. 

With over 15 years of global finance and operating experience across multiple industries, including healthcare, Chris brings a strategic mindset and a proven track record of delivering results. 

While together, Chris deep dives into Peerbridge Health's pioneering work, harnessing the power of ECG and AI to revolutionize cardiac care and how their innovative device, Peerbridge Cor, is bringing hospital-grade cardiac diagnostics into the home, enabling early intervention, reducing hospital visits, and ultimately saving lives. 

Join us as Chris shares how he and his team at PeerBridge Health is unlocking the future of remote cardiac care. Let’s go!

Episode Highlights:

  • The importance of having a clear "North Star" mission when trying to innovate and disrupt in the highly regulated healthcare industry
  • How Peerbridge Health is leveraging decades-old ECG research combined with modern AI/machine learning to enable predictive diagnostics for conditions like heart failure
  • The need to design solutions that work within existing clinical workflows rather than trying to completely upend them
  • The excitement from healthcare stakeholders like payers and providers around Peerbridge's technology, while still maintaining appropriate caution
  • Chris' optimism about the future of AI augmenting and empowering clinicians, not replacing them, by reducing administrative burdens

About our Guest: 

Chris Darland is a seasoned executive, with more than 15 years of global finance and operating experience across multiple industries including healthcare, manufacturing, services, and media.

Most recently, Darland served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of $2B+ Global Groups with General Electric (GE) Transportation and Ecolab Healthcare & Life Sciences. During his tenure, he was responsible for business performance including M&A efforts, margin enhancement, cash flow optimization, and implementing lean operating principles to drive growth and efficiency. He is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of delivering results and driving shareholder value.

As CEO & President, Darland leads Peerbridge Health in its mission to transform remote healthcare with an advanced AI-powered platform that leverages ECG data to predict and diagnose chronic illnesses. He oversees  all aspects of the company’s strategy and operations, with a focus on expanding its product portfolio, growing its customer base, and driving innovation.

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